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Another damp walk

Friday 21st November 2014

I’m getting a bit fed up with this weather. It’s either raining or overcast and miserable. It was raining as Max and I left for our walk at Broadstone Rec, and it kept raining on and off throughout our walk. 79 more words

Walks

Washington D.C.: Monuments by Day and Night

It’s always a bit of a challenge whenever I go back to Canada for a visit home. I, of course, want that my boyfriend joins me, but at the same time we then need to plan something a bit more elaborate – for some reason he just doesn’t seem content to fly across the Atlantic and spend two weeks bumming around my parent’s house! 534 more words

Travel

War memorial at Les Petites Cigognes

On 21st June 1940, the German armies were advancing rapidly across France and had reached the D31 at Les Petites Cigognes, near Cussay. That same day three young Frenchmen on a motorcycle were seeking to get through to the south-west to continue the resistance. 156 more words

The Shrine of Remembrance and Melbourne Botanic Gardens

I took some time yesterday to visit the Shrine of Remembrance in Kings Domain in Melbourne. When I walked inside the crypt one of the memorial attendants told me that it was originally built as a place of bereavement for family members of those who died in the First World War and were unable to be repatriated or formally buried, but has since become a memorial to all of those who have lost their lives serving in conflicts since then. 398 more words

Places

A Reflection on Remembrance in the Capital

Written by: Shannon Murphy
Edited by: Pina Capuano 

A week has passed since Canada’s annual Remembrance Day, a day dedicated to honour those who fought for our country and remember the tragic events of past wars. 531 more words

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